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DNDEL9318 | 9/11/2017 | Author : Nikhil M Ghanekar | WC :1728 | Nature & Environment

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change’s bid to revise key legislations to facilitate ‘ease of doing business’ has ushered in quicker decision-making, helping the India Growth story. DNA examines the changes.
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New Delhi: After terming it a ‘roadblock ministry’ under the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance government has set about changing the face of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) to one that enables ‘ease of business’ while attempting to maintain sustainable development. While the jury is out on the ‘sustainable development’ aspect, over the last three years, the ministry has certainly gone about revising and overhauling the regulatory regime of environmental governance.
This trend has continued as the ministry is in the process of ushering in more crucial changes to central environmental legislations such as Environment Protection
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